Studying at UWA
Overview <ul><li>Studying at UWA brings you a range of personal, professional, academic and intellectual opportunities to ...
Master your field of study <ul><li>As a UWA student, you are expected to understand the materials taught in your course. <...
Become a life-long learner <ul><li>You will be assisted to become a life-long learner. This means going beyond what you ar...
Learn to adapt You will be expected to adapt your knowledge to new circumstances and points of view.   This means you can ...
Communicate effectively UWA students need to be able to communicate in English clearly, concisely and logically.   <ul><li...
Think globally Embrace new technologies! Think on a global scale and embrace new learning opportunities. Engage with eLear...
Become a critical thinker Critical thinking is… Creative Logical Solving problems Analytical Innovative Questioning Identi...
Develop your judgment Over the course of your degree, you will be expected to develop  mature, sound judgment  in a range ...
Learn independently and in teams You will be expected to learn independently through active learning, and as a member of s...
Become a global citizen UWA students are expected to… Take a leadership role Engage with the global community Develop cros...
<ul><li>Using STUDY Smarter  Resources </li></ul><ul><li>This resource was developed by the STUDY Smarter  team at UWA. We...
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Studying At UWA

  1. 1. Studying at UWA
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Studying at UWA brings you a range of personal, professional, academic and intellectual opportunities to help you become a successful, lifelong learner. </li></ul>View this presentation to find out what it is like to study at UWA!
  3. 3. Master your field of study <ul><li>As a UWA student, you are expected to understand the materials taught in your course. </li></ul>But you are also expected to go beyond understanding and apply what you have learned. This helps you make new discoveries and contribute them to your field of study!
  4. 4. Become a life-long learner <ul><li>You will be assisted to become a life-long learner. This means going beyond what you are taught in your course. </li></ul>Your professors and advisers will encourage you to develop an enquiring mind so that you can learn from every area of your life and articulate useful, innovative ideas in your community.
  5. 5. Learn to adapt You will be expected to adapt your knowledge to new circumstances and points of view. This means you can make new discoveries and become a flexible, innovative thinker!
  6. 6. Communicate effectively UWA students need to be able to communicate in English clearly, concisely and logically. <ul><li>This includes: </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Listening skills </li></ul><ul><li>Writing skills </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation skills </li></ul><ul><li>Argumentation and critical thinking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal skills </li></ul>
  7. 7. Think globally Embrace new technologies! Think on a global scale and embrace new learning opportunities. Engage with eLearning environments and new technologies.
  8. 8. Become a critical thinker Critical thinking is… Creative Logical Solving problems Analytical Innovative Questioning Identifying problems
  9. 9. Develop your judgment Over the course of your degree, you will be expected to develop mature, sound judgment in a range of important areas. <ul><li>Your areas of responsibility are: </li></ul><ul><li>Ethical </li></ul><ul><li>Moral </li></ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul><ul><li>Practical </li></ul><ul><li>Academic </li></ul>
  10. 10. Learn independently and in teams You will be expected to learn independently through active learning, and as a member of small groups and teams. Independent learning means taking responsibility for your ideas, questions, and assignments by accessing the resources you need.
  11. 11. Become a global citizen UWA students are expected to… Take a leadership role Engage with the global community Develop cross-cultural awareness Engage with the local community
  12. 12. <ul><li>Using STUDY Smarter Resources </li></ul><ul><li>This resource was developed by the STUDY Smarter team at UWA. We are happy for our resources to be used but we would ask that you: </li></ul><ul><li>Do not amend them </li></ul><ul><li>Do not remove STUDY Smarter or UWA logos </li></ul><ul><li>Give credit/reference to the STUDY Smarter team or UWA where necessary </li></ul>

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